Updated May 22, 2024

Tools to access Township services

  • Permit forms, Assessing information forms, Tax information and much more can be accessed from this website under Departments.  Also, check out this main page of the website for current general information.
  • You may email the Township at info@sjct.org.
  • Secured, camera monitored, and frequently checked drop boxes, both curbside and at the building to the left of the main entrance door are available to drop off payments and other documents.
  • You may send information via postal mail to St. Joseph Charter Township, P.O. Box 147, St. Joseph, MI 49085.  Our mail is collected M-F.
  • You may phone the Township on the main line at  (269) 429-7703.  Building Inspector (269) 930-2453.  The main phone line is answered M-F 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • TextMyGov is a new smartphone texting application that allows you to text in a number to look up Township information.  You may also text in a number that will allow you to receive notifications from the Township.  
  • The Township also sends information to its Facebook page at St. Joseph Charter Township

For Meeting Notices and Information Please See The Board/Commissions Page Found Under The Departments Tab

For Information On A Change In Zoning In The Township Go To Ordinance Page Found Under The Departments Tab.

Employment Opportunity:  

St. Joseph Township is seeking a part time Election Assistant/Office Assistant.  Click here for a full job description.

Railroad Crossing Closures:  

The CSX Railroad Crossing at Hawthorne Road is closed for maintenance work to take place on the railroad crossing and railroad tracks.  The crossing is anticipated to reopen May 18th.  Brown School Road crossing will close approximately 8:00 p.m. the 15th.    CSX did not give a reopen date for the Brown School Road crossing.

Municipal Civil Infractions Ordinance Adopted –

The following ordinance was approved and adopted at the October 3rd Board of Trustees meeting and will become effective January 1, 2023.

Click here to view the ordinance as adopted.

Assessing Information Is Now Available Online -  

Click here to to access assessing information, such as assessor cards, at no cost to users. 

Check out our Facebook page!

Click here to view the SJCT Facebook Page 


For Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) please click on the following:

FOIA- Public Summary Of Procedures And Guidelines

FOIA- Procedures And Guidelines




Master Plan

Master Plan Part 1 Of 4 2017

Master Plan Part 2 Of 4 2017

Master Plan Part 3 Of 4 2017

Master Plan Part 4 Of 4 2017

Updated May 22, 2024

Special Meetings

  • When scheduled, links to special meeting information will appear below.

Township Meetings

Township Board of Trustees 1st Monday of the Month 12 pm - Workshop 6 pm - Regular Meeting

Planning Commission 6:30 pm - 2nd Tuesday Monthly

Zoning Board of Appeals 7 pm - 2nd Wednesday (As Requested)

Meetings are held at the Township Hall and are open to the Public.

2024 Dates the Office will be Closed

Monday, January 1st - New Year's Holiday

Friday, March 29th- Spring Holiday

Friday, May 24th & Monday, May 27th - Memorial Day Weekend

Thursday, July 4th & Friday, July 5th - Fourth of July Weekend

Friday, August 30th & Monday, September 2nd - Labor Day Weekend

Thursday, November 28th & Friday, November 29th - Thanksgiving

Wednesday, December 25th & Thursday, December 26th - Christmas